PS5 Ships 7.8 Million Systems, Outpacing PS4 Despite Shortages

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Sony has reported earnings for the January-March quarter and the PlayStation 5 continues to be a massive success. Despite the ongoing stock shortages, Sony shipped a further 3.3 million systems during the quarter, bringing the total shipment figure to 7.8 million.

Given that PS5 systems are selling out nearly instantly whenever they become available, the sold-through figure may be close to the shipment number. For comparison, the PS4 shipped 7.6 million units over the same period of time, according to Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad.

Microsoft has not disclosed a sales number for the Xbox Series X|S, but Bloomberg’s Matthew Kanterman believes the PS5 is outselling the Series X|S by about 2:1. For its part, Microsoft just announced its own sales report that showed massive gains across the board.

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